Women and Leadership – Challenges to women rise in Leadership

Let me share an online publication I stumbled into. “While the world is evolving, women are still lagging behind when it comes to leadership roles in business. Today, only 26 women are in CEO roles at fortune 500 companies, making up 5.2% of the female population, according to a report by Pew Research. The stats[…]

Women and Leadership : Leadership and Transformation

Becoming a leader begins with accepting responsibility to first lead yourself and then moving on to leading others. There is no telling the huge impact a woman would have on her society who has mastered the art of personal leadership. This is exceptionally true because the bedrock of national transformation is personal transformation just like[…]

“It is important to me that every girl who is science inclined embraces her dreams with a sprout mindset rather than a rigid mindset”- Engr. Ekenimi Umoh. S.T.E.M Career Advocate

Engr. Ekemini is an Electrical Engineer with 5 years career experience in electrical project designs and supervision. Ekemini is passionate about women enlightenment especially in the engineering sector where few women practice in Nigeria despite the interventions to address gender gap and believes that women if accorded the opportunity will contribute immensely to the growth[…]

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS- WHAT THEY ARE AND HOW YOU CAN DETECT THEM

Have you looked through a job application and your initial thoughts are that you haven’t got any required or essential skills necessary for the job? Don’t panic just yet, we have the scoop to calm your career nerves. So many of us want a change of roles or jobs and we feel the current skills[…]

10 habits that can limit your career success

As important as technical skills are, they aren’t enough for total career success. Interpersonal skills are most essential to any successful career. We work with systems but people make up those systems. We work in projects but people make the project successful. How can you navigate a career community successfully? Watch out for these habits,[…]

Employability Skills Manual

Employers need candidates who can show and implement certain key skills required to contribute to an overall company and organisational goal. Employability skills are required for anyone to get, keep and maintain a successful career. The purpose of this training manual is to list and guide you on the types of skill set that you[…]

5 Ways to Increase and Maintain your Career Capacity

HARDWORK! A word that only those seeking to be and maintain success, know all to well. There are many ways to be successful but the surest way is to increase your level of capacity in whatever it is you are doing and at every given opportunity.   Capacity means the maximum amount that something can[…]

So you want to be a MENTEE?- 10 rules to check your eligibility

Mentoring is a delicate yet rewarding relationship between two people. It serves the purpose for one person (usually the mentor) to share skills, experiences and professional connections with another person (usually the mentee). A mentor –mentee relationship is one that is built on trust, transparency and collaboration. The benefits of being a mentee can be[…]

Are you searching for a job? Read this first

Have you been searching for a job and got discouraged because you were told your set of skills wasn’t good enough for the role? This isn’t entirely true and before you give up (and we hope you never do) know that you have what it takes but first, read this illuminating advice on Transferable skills[…]

Career tips from the CEO of Nigerian Women Trust Fund

With more than a decade of work experience from the civil service, Olufunke Baruwa shared how she has maintained a successful path to career success. A chat with SLA contributor, Anuli Ola-Olaniyi, revealed Olufunke’s great insights to a sustainable career. Read more at SheLeadsAfrica